Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
(a) "Applicant" means a landowner or legal agent applying for
financial assistance to construct or apply conservation or pollution control
(b) "Commission" means the state conservation commission.
(c) "District" means a conservation district that is a
political subdivision of the state government with its own governing body of
five elected supervisors created under K.S.A. 2-1901 et seq., and amendments
thereto, as a special purpose district to develop and carry out soil and water
conservation programs within its political boundaries.
(d) "Financial assistance" means financial incentives offered
to eligible applicants on a cost-sharing basis to implement approved soil and
water conservation and pollution control practices.
(e) "Landowner" means a private or public owner of land or
group of persons owning land within the district or, if excepted by the
commission, an adjacent district.
(f) "Practice" means a land treatment or management practice
constructed or implemented to effect soil erosion control, pollution control,
water conservation, and water supply.
(g) "Total maximum daily load" and "TMDL" mean state
identification and prioritization of pollutants and specific water bodies with
pollutant loadings allocated for specific water bodies and corresponding
pollutant-reduction goals developed and strategies implemented.
(h) "Water resources cost-share program" and "WRCSP" mean a
state-financed cost-share program providing financial assistance to landowners
for the installation of conservation and water quality practices for the
restoration and protection of Kansas water resources.